Julia Jacklin

Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

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Flume, Sia, Julia Jacklin and more nominated for 2017 APRA Music Awards

March 16, 2017

This week, we learned that the nominations for the 2017 APRA Music Awards have been unveiled, with some of our great songwriters being recognised for the fantastic year of music they had through 2016. As such, Flume leads the nominations (perhaps unsurprisingly) with four, while Sia follows closely behind with three noms to her name. Julia Zemiro will […]

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Alice Ivy, Julia Jacklin and more among Australian artists announced for Canadian Music Week 2017 in Toronto

March 1, 2017

We’re a little over a month away from one of the year’s biggest music festivals and conferences, Canadian Music Week, which will be taking over the city of Toronto in Canada for six days of live music, comedy, panels and more. A slew of artists have been announced in recent weeks, and among those revealed […]

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Julia Jacklin announces biggest Australian shows in Melbourne & Sydney, supported by Jaala

February 14, 2017

Julia Jacklin is currently still riding a wave of mad success; her appearance on the national Laneway Festival tour brought her debut album Don’t Let The Kids Win to huge crowds and with more international opportunities still on the horizon for 2017, we’re counting our blessings every time we’re able to see Julia on stage at […]

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Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival lights up Sydney College of the Arts in Rozelle (04.02.17)

February 6, 2017

Sixteen years ago, Sum 41 released an album titled All Killer, No Filler. In late 2016, Laneway Festival made a line up announcement that was pretty much the same thing: all killer, no filler. As the festival made its way to Sydney on the first weekend of February 2017, pretty much all acts went about […]

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Festival Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – FCAC & The River’s Edge, Melbourne (28.01.17)

January 30, 2017

You know those choose-your-own-adventure novels, the ones you read as a kid? With the exception of dying in 90% of the story lines, the Laneway Festival is like that – bear with me here. There’s thirty-six acts, and where you start, stop and travel is entirely up to you. I asked my maths-genius friend to […]

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Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Brisbane Showgrounds (26.01.17)

January 27, 2017

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicked off for another year yesterday, celebrating the public holiday out on the east coast at the Brisbane Showgrounds. With acts including A.B. ORIGINAL, Gang of Youths, Whitney and Tame Impala all taking to stages throughout the day and evening, punters showed up in strong numbers to get around it. Photos by Andrew Wade. [print_gllr […]

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Aussies Abroad: Julia Jacklin and Alex Cameron among artists announced for Pickathon 2017

January 25, 2017

The Pickathon Festival is taking place on the Pendarvis Farm in Oregon’s Happy Valley this August, headlined by Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires and featuring the likes of Dinosaur Jr., Ty Segall and Dungen. Among the American greats are some notable inclusions from Australia and New Zealand, with Marlon Williams, Alex Cameron and Julia Jacklin […]

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Bad//Dreems join Laneway Festival line up for Adelaide while east coast after parties are announced

January 24, 2017

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in Australia this week after a successful run in Singapore last weekend and still, the new announcements are rolling out. First up, for Adelaide fans: Bad//Dreems have been added to your festival down at Port Adelaide, slotting in neatly between White Lung and Luca Brasi on the Spinning Top Stage at 3:10pm. […]

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Flume and A.B. Original lead the APRA’s Song of The Year Top 20 list

January 19, 2017

APRA AMCOS have released their shortlist for the 2017 APRA Song of the Year, with 20 Aussie songwriters making it to the final round, as voted by APRA AMCOS songwriter and publisher members. Newcomers Amy Shark, Julia Jacklin, Tash Sultana and D.D Dumbo enter the shortlist for the first time, while A.B. Original and Flume lead the Top 20 charge with two nominated songs featuring […]

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Tyson Koh, Shining Bird, Julia Jacklin among 2016 FBi SMAC winners

January 18, 2017

The 2016 FBi SMAC Awards were held at Carriageworks in Sydney overnight, celebrating the city’s arts, culture and music communities. The recognition of Sydney performers, musicians, artists, events and restaurants – and their impact on the creative network – was immense, with thousands of Sydneysiders having their say in the publicly voted categories. At the awards […]

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The 40 Best Australian Albums of 2016: From Outlier to Reclaim Australia

January 16, 2017

Last week we delivered our Top 40 Albums of 2016, as voted by our contributors – some huge albums from chart dominating artists entered in, as did some breakthrough records from bands on the homefront we were still getting to know. We go another level deeper and look at the Top Australian releases as part […]

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The Top 40 Albums of 2016 (Part One): 40 – 21

January 11, 2017

Looking back at last year’s run of new releases, it’s safe to say there were some definite hits alongside those that may not have lived up to the hype. We saw the return of some esteemed artists after a long time out of the spotlight, while some of our own emerging superstar talents came through strongly […]

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How A Festival Called PANAMA has emerged as one of the country’s best

November 23, 2016

This week, we learned of the latest additions to A festival called PANAMA for 2017. Alongside the likes of Kurt Vile, D.D Dumbo, Koi Child and Margaret Glaspy join some incredible musicians including Big Scary, Emma Louise, Julia Jacklin and NGAIIRE. To look at the festival line up, now in its full glory, is a thing of beauty – representative of some stellar international visitors […]

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Eight artists you must see at this year’s Fairgrounds Festival

November 21, 2016

Summer is well on its way in Australia and what better way to celebrate the best season of the year than attending the Fairgrounds Festival in Berry? The festival is held on the first weekend of summer across two days, hosting 18 musical artists who will showcase some of their best music. If you’re off […]

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Julia Jacklin, The Avalanches, Big Scary among J Award nominees for 2016

November 2, 2016

It’s November, which means that for triple j, it’s officially Australian Music Month – dedicated to celebrating homegrown music and the artists who have been emerging, thriving and consistently nailing it throughout the year! This morning, the annual J Awards were announced, returning for its 12th year. The awards recognise breakthrough artists, some incredible albums and […]

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Album Review: Julia Jacklin – Don’t Let The Kids Win (2016 LP) is a record of immense quality

October 24, 2016

There’s a strange level of joy knowing that an album of such an immense quality as Don’t Let The Kids Win was written and released by an artist that grew up not too far from where I did. Much of where I grew up is quite maligned and often only makes the media headlines for […]

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Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

October 10, 2016

The nominees for the National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia. […]

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Julia Jacklin on bringing debut LP Don’t Let The Kids Win home for tour in November

October 6, 2016

Julia Jacklin and her band are pulling in for dinner somewhere in the US midwest when our call is connected. Catching up with the Sydney songwriter in a rare moment of offstage time is an opportunity I wasn’t going to pass up, given how much of a whirlwind this year has been for her so far. […]

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The 2017 Laneway Festival line up is here, with Tame Impala, Glass Animals, The Julie Ruin & more confirmed

September 14, 2016

In its 13th year in 2017, the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival returns with some names that have graced its stages before breaking out overseas, some names who will be making their Laneway debut and some names that come with a solid whack of international hype backing them. We already knew that A.B. Original and Nick Murphy (FKA Chet Faker) would be on […]

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Julia Jacklin announces Don’t Let The Kids Win album tour for November & December!

September 12, 2016

Julia Jacklin isn’t planning on stopping when she returns home from an impressive round of international tour dates this November. The Blue Mountains native has already had a stellar 2016 off the back of single releases and showcase festival dates at both SXSW and The Great Escape that had then led to the inking of […]

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Why We Run, Julia Jacklin, The Preatures and Gang of Youths help showcase Sydney’s incredible live music scene

August 5, 2016

Over the past few weeks, Sydney has seen dozens upon dozens of big name concerts, with guests from around the world in town thanks to Splendour in the Grass. On any given night, there have been half a dozen SOLD OUT signs around the city for any of these acts. Amidst all the negative talk […]

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Album News Weekly: 15th July 2016

July 15, 2016

In this Issue: Parkway Drive release deluxe version of Ire, Omar Musa announces new EP, Beach Slang announce A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings, Agnes Obel is set to release Citizen of Glass in October & more! PARKWAY DRIVE Parkway Drive today release the special deluxe edition of their album Ire, including new single “Devil’s […]

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Aussies Abroad: Julia Jacklin announces mammoth North American & European World Tour

June 22, 2016

This has been an incredible year for Aussie musician Julia Jacklin, who has not stopped touring the globe since the beginning of the year, taking in SXSW in the US and The Great Escape in Brighton, England, bookended by what were her first interstate Australian shows in January, and a sold out tour at home […]

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Queenscliff Music Festival unveils artist announcement for 2016

June 17, 2016

The Queenscliff Music Festival has unveiled its first artist announcement for their huge 20th birthday celebration in 2016 and yep, it’s got us wanting to go and join in the fun. News of Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals‘ headline set on Sunday already broke this week, but the rest of the artist announcement we’ve received […]

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Kiwis Abroad: Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders make Conan, announce headline US tour for September & October!

June 15, 2016

The States have been loving Marlon Williams so far this year, most recently falling further for the New Zealander while on tour with Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop. Come September however, American and Canadian fans will have some unmissable opportunities to see Williams and his band, The Yarra Benders, perform in a headline capacity. On tour over a run of […]

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Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders make Conan, announce headline US tour for September & October!

June 15, 2016

The States have been loving Marlon Williams so far this year, most recently falling further for the New Zealander while on tour with Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop. Come September however, American and Canadian fans will have some unmissable opportunities to see Williams and his band, The Yarra Benders, perform in a headline capacity. On tour over a run of […]

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Julia Jacklin on the road down the East Coast following hugely successful international debut!

April 15, 2016

She arrived in Austin, Texas a relative unknown but by the time she left SXSW, Julia Jacklin had reaped in a whole heap of acclaim and praise from critics and audiences over her eight show stint at the music festival. This month of course, Jacklin is returning home to tour her popular track “Pool Party”, bringing the […]

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Aussies Abroad: Julia Jacklin, Gang of Youths, City Calm Down & more added to The Great Escape line up!

March 31, 2016

Brighton mega-festival and industry convention, The Great Escape, has just added a whole new round of artists to the 2016 bill because evidently 300 musicians on the first announcement signified that they were only getting started. The new announcement includes exciting artists including Thomas Cohen, Barns Courtney, SG Lewis  and Carnival Youth, while Australian acts like Julia Jacklin, Gang of Youths, City Calm Down, Vallis Alps and Kim […]

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Julia Jacklin, Gang of Youths, City Calm Down & more added to The Great Escape line up!

March 31, 2016

Brighton mega-festival and industry convention, The Great Escape, has just added a whole new round of artists to the 2016 bill because evidently 300 musicians on the first announcement signified that they were only getting started. The new announcement includes exciting artists including Thomas Cohen, Barns Courtney, SG Lewis  and Carnival Youth, while Australian acts like Julia Jacklin, Gang of Youths, City Calm Down, Vallis Alps and Kim […]

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